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Adult Studios

Learn from artists in informal studios with individual attention. Note: All watercolor classes held at CMA during the winter.

Adult Registration 216-421-7350 or in person. More information: adultstudios [at] clevelandart.org. Supply lists available at the ticket center.

Cancellation Policy: Classes with insufficient registration will be combined or canceled three days before class begins, with enrollees notified and fully refunded. Refunds are issued any time before the beginning of the session. After the first class, consideration will be given to refunds on an individual basis.

 

Starts on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
8 Tuesdays, June 16-August 4, 2015, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Learn simple painting techniques with acrylic paints.

Starts on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
Six Tuesdays, June 16-July 21, 2015, 1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Experienced students continue explorations of Chinese master techniques with Instructor Mitzi Lai.

Starts on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, June 17-August 5, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Sculpture and paintings throughout the museum inspire drawing in charcoal and various pencils. All skill levels welcome.

Starts on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
8 Wednesdays, June 17-August 5, 2015, 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Beginners learn simple yet effective drawing techniques using basic graphite and conté crayon on paper.

Starts on Thursday, June 25, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
June 25-August 6, 2015, 1:30–4:00 p.m.

Learn about warm and cool colors, wet-into-wet blending, glazing, and color mixing.

Starts on Friday, June 19, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
8 Fridays, June 19-August 7, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or 6:00–8:30 p.m.

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

Starts on Sunday, July 5, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
4 Sundays, July 5–August 2, 2015 (no class July 12), 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Draw outside on the museum grounds, weather permitting, (inside during inclement weather).

Starts on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Lunch on your own)

Learn the traditional art of flower arranging, Ikebana. Class will emphasize the elements and principles of design and provide conditioning tips.

Starts on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00–4:00 p.m. (Lunch on your own.)

Learn skills to paint on silk using gutta, a linear resist. After demonstration and discussion of design ideas, you’re ready for a brief practice period, followed by painting your own silk scarf.